Finding calm in the chaos

Saying Goodby to 2015

Saying Goodbye to some friends in 2016

2015 has been a really good year for me.  I have sat today and wrote down all I am proud of, all that has gone well for me and also who has nurtured and supported me throughout the year and finally what I am going to let go of in...

Family Agreement

Our Family Agreement

As a mum, along with the million other hats I wear, I rarely get time to just chill and do nothing. In Summer, we’re fortunate enough to live quite near the beach so I will drive down there and recharge my batteries when the kids are at school but during...

Track your habits - pdf

Track your habits? How do you do that?

Do you have lots of good intentions? Loads of things you want to achieve but you forget to track your habits and then think “oh what the heck, I’ll start next week”? I know I do. Over the last few weeks though, I have discovered the beauty that is Boho...

Steak Rossini Christmas at Beefeater

Review: Christmas at Beefeater

We were fortunate to invited along to sample the “Christmas at Beefeater” menu before it launches on 1 December. Here’s what we thought. Initially, I was a tad underwhelmed by the idea of a Christmas menu. As much as I love Christmas, there is only so much turkey with all...

Am I blind forever

Is this it forever Mum? Will I always be blind?

Have you, as a parent, ever sat down and thought “is this it?”  Have you ever sat in despair wondering if it would ever get better? It’s heart breaking and it hurts but it is nowhere near as painful as hearing your child say those words to you. It has...

Planning for Positivity

Planning for Positivity #1

As I sit watching the news about Paris, I wonder how on earth we are supposed to be positive and, as a mum, I wonder how I can stay positive for my children when they are asking me that question for which there is no answer, or not one that make sense....

men who do things for us

Why we need to be grateful for the men who do things “for us”

Anyone who is in a relationship will understand what I mean when I say men who do things “for us”.  I am not talking about the men who buy us presents, or whisk us away on weekend breaks (I have heard rumours that these men do exist).  Nor the men...

Mr Sleep

Why Mr Sleep is the most powerful Mr Man

Living in Chaos in Kent brings with it a variety of experiences.  Laugh out loud moments, cry in despair moments, unbelievably proud mum moments, love my husband moments, wish the dog would stop barking at everyone moments, proud of me moments and want to close the door and hide moments....

Literal World

Being literal can cause real Chaos in Kent… and much laughter

When I look on social media, there is often so much doom and gloom about living in the world of SEN.  I have three children with statements of SEN and we’ve lost count of the labels we have been awarded so I know there are lots of things that can...